Tag Archives: end of life

Note: I prefer my original title, but proud to see this Featured on HuffPo On Tuesday, as I sat beside him, “Frank” died (*not his real name). I didn’t notice his last breath, just a sudden stillness. I placed my … Continue reading

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The Middle… On the Edge of Humor and Insanity.

About a week ago I snapped. I came home from Hospice to one more afternoon of three teens on three different screens and pretty much messes everywhere: backpacks, snack plates, cups (mountains of cups! Full, empty, used, just sitting there…), … Continue reading

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Posted in Daily Observations, High School, Musings, My world, Sarcasm, The U.N., Women's issues, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Thanksgiving at the U.N.

Note to new readers:  Our family has taken in two (yes, we are that crazy) exchange students for the entire school year. There was no preparation and it has been an adventure from day one (read the first post). China is … Continue reading

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Posted in Blog, Daily Observations, Death of parent, Dying, Honest observations on many things, Humor, Mothers, Musings, Parenting, Teens, The U.N., Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Bite Me, Universe!

Note:   This is the only pictures for this one. When you’re totally in the moment, you don’t think to take photos. You don’t document each scene; it’s all there in your mind. Use your imagination to come along this time. … Continue reading

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Posted in Car trips, Daily Observations, Death, Honest observations on many things, Mothers, Musings, Natural beauty, Nature, Parenting, road trip, Women's issues | Tagged , , , , , , | 20 Comments

The Middle… I hope.

I am hoping that this is the Middle.  The middle would mean that I’m half way through something and that seems very appealing right now. Half way through a week from hell, check.  Half way through too many decisions, check. … Continue reading

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